by Blue Balliett and Brett Helquist
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When strange and seemingly unrelated events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal.
Edgar Award (2005)
November 23, 2006 Blue Balliett is the author of two novels for children. Her latest, The Wright 3, is a detective story that takes place in a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Balliett graduated from Brown University with a degree in art history. She lives with her family and cats in Chicago.
July 6, 2005 Day to Day book editor Karen Grigsby Bates bolsters her on-air summer reading recommendations with this extended list.
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